Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

S 2012 - Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 - National Key Vote

Timeline

Issues Related to S 2012

Stage Details

Legislation - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (43-54) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on a bill that amends energy policies.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Secretary of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to conduct on-site technical assessments to identify opportunities for maximizing energy efficiency of the industrial process, minimizing waste, preventing pollution, and conserving natural resources (Sec. 1201). 
  • Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to immediately take action, after being notified by the president, to protect the bulk-power system from a cyber-security threat by requiring users of the bulk-power system to take actions the Secretary sees fit (Sec. 2001).
  • Requires the Secretary of Energy to issue a final decision on an application to export liquefied natural gas no later than 45 days after a review of the facilities is concluded (Sec. 2201).
  • Requires the Secretary to establish a program to promote “hybrid micro-grid systems” in “isolated communities” by considering the potential for renewable resources, including wind, solar, and hydropower (Sec. 2304).
  • Defines “hybrid micro-grid system” as a stand-alone electrical system that uses grid-scale energy storage and that is comprised of conventional generation and at least 1 alternative energy resource (Sec. 2304).
  • Defines “isolated community” as a community that is powered by a stand-alone electric generation and distribution system without a connection to a regional electric grid (Sec. 2304). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

Sponsors

Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Thank You!

You are about to be redirected to a secure checkout page.

Please note:

The total order amount will read $0.01. This is a card processor fee. Please know that a recurring donation of the amount and frequency that you selected will be processed and initiated tomorrow. You may see a one-time charge of $0.01 on your statement.

Continue to secure page »

Back to top